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Author: David Hunt

The Technology Tower is reflected in the side windows of the Talley Student Center.

May 3, 2022

National Inventors Hall of Fame Honors 3 With Ties to NC State

Three innovators who have served on NC State's faculty are inducted into the prestigious organization at a two-day event in Washington, D.C. 

Children climbing on a tree.

Apr 7, 2022

Healthy Kids: No Batteries Required

In a journey of discovery spanning six decades, Robin Moore has explored the connections between human development and the natural world. His ideas may hold the key to raising healthy children in the digital age. 

Faculty, students and staff enjoy lunch at the 1887 Bistro in the Talley Student Union.

Apr 6, 2022

30% Complete Employee Engagement Survey — So Far

There's still time for faculty and staff to participate in the UNC System Employee Engagement Survey, the first since the COVID-19 pandemic. 

The NC State Belltower at dusk and night. Photo by Marc Hall

Mar 30, 2022

Graduate Programs Rise in Rankings

This year's U.S. News rankings bring good news for graduate programs across the university. Three programs place in the top 10 nationwide while numerous other graduate programs advance. 

The new Wellness and Recreation Center opened to faculty, staff and students on Monday, October 26, 2020. Photo by Becky Kirkland.

Mar 1, 2022

2022 Employee Engagement Survey Available March 28

Watch for an email on March 28 with a link to the online UNC System Employee Engagement Survey and give your feedback on key measures of job satisfaction. 

NC State's Memorial Belltower and North Carolina state flag

Feb 21, 2022

NC State Named Best Large Employer in North Carolina

Forbes surveyed 60,000 Americans to find the best places to work across the nation. In North Carolina, the top choice is NC State. 

Amanda Buchanan assisting student in her financial aid office.

Feb 18, 2022

Going the Distance: NC State’s Leadership in the Public Sector Program

Go behind the scenes at one of the top 10 online degree programs in the nation. 

A laptop open to an online course,.

Jan 26, 2022

7 Online Programs Rank Among Top 10 in U.S. News Rankings

NC State has long been recognized for the quality of its on-campus teaching, student support and research facilities. Now its online degree programs are on the rise. 

Drawing of a house with dollar signs rising out of the chimney.

Dec 9, 2021

NC State Leads Raleigh Effort to Meet Students’ Basic Needs

In response to alarming rates of food and housing insecurity among college students, NC State is joining forces with the city of Raleigh and other area institutions to develop systems-level solutions. The effort is sponsored by the National League of Cities. 

NC State Memorial Belltower

Nov 29, 2021

Erik Dixon Named to Board of Trustees

An alumnus of the College of Engineering who is helping connect rural areas of North Carolina is the newest member of NC State's governing board. 

Ray Odierno seated with large sign behind him reading NC State.

Oct 10, 2021

Ray Odierno, Alum Who Served as Top Army General, Dies

Odierno, a member of NC State's Board of Trustees, served three tours in Iraq, where he was responsible for the counterinsurgency strategy that helped reduce violence. 

Close up of university seal on the floor of the Talley Student Union.

Aug 26, 2021

NC State Rises to 4th Place on List of Best Employers

NC State's resilient faculty and staff keep their faith in the university's mission, driving the institution up five spots on an annual survey of North Carolina's best places to work. 

J.C. Raulston behind a sign identifying the NCSU Arboretum in the 1970s.

Jun 26, 2021

People, Plants and Pride: The Passions of J.C. Raulston

A quarter-century after his death, the founder of NC State's arboretum is remembered for his pioneering efforts to cultivate a welcoming space for LGBTQ professionals in horticulture. 

Mary Haskett talking with several students at NC State.

Jun 23, 2021

More Students Struggle With Basic Needs Due to Pandemic

The economic fallout from the COVID-19 pandemic has hit students hard, resulting in a marked increase in food insecurity and homelessness. The toll on their mental health has been striking. 

An NC State student in a mask looks at her laptop.

May 13, 2021

Woodson Reflects on Heroes of Pandemic

Chancellor Randy Woodson credits the Wolfpack community for persevering through the sacrifices and challenges wrought by the COVID-19 pandemic.